AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
One-health visionary receives AVMA Award
Dr. Roger K. Mahr proposed initiative that led to One Health Commission
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
Model practice act goes before HOD again
The AVMA House of Delegates will consider revisions to the AVMA Model Veterinary Practice Act and two policies on antimicrobials
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
Report explores antimicrobial usage at Banfield hospitals
Many urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections in dogs are treated with an antimicrobial not concordant with guidelines
Task Force for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Companion Animal Practice
Charge To develop practice guidelines for implementing antimicrobial stewardship in companion animal practice.
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Clinic fliers, documents cover appropriate antimicrobial use
The AVMA has developed two new clinic fliers to educate cat and dog owners about appropriate antimicrobial use.
Practices encouraged to be proactive about antimicrobials
A report now available from the AVMA Task Force for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Companion Animal Practice provides a framework for
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
1945 - 1955
With the end of World War II, “Thousands of people, particularly those in the medical profession, are returning to civil life
AAFP/AAHA basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials
The Basic Guidelines of Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials in cats and dogs are designed to provide information to aid practicing